POETIC SOCIETIES Transmedia Lab for Transdimensional Beings
2017-Present/North America-Southwest Asia

CRAFTED COUNSEL


POETIC SOCIETIES offers online and in-person residencies, fellowships, and space for creation and contribution to multidisciplinary creators committed to practice and research on body-conscious expression, design, and governing technologies. Under the direct supervision of POETIC SOCIETIES‘s founder, Ava Ansari, the residents explore the possibilities of healing from institutional pain by producing multilocation and multilingual projects through online and in-person durational experiences based on their needs, in slow modes.  Since 2017, the program has supported multiple creators in their mental, emotional, linguistic, and technical journeys through discourse, somatic and wellness sessions, and production support free from deadlines, removing traces of institutions' violence.

In-person residents will recieve a password to see the residency page. 


MOHANAD A. SMAMA,  DISPLACED AT RAFAH FROM GAZA

MONA AGHABABAEI, ISFAHAN

SALAKASTAR, DETROIT

SALAR ANSARI, DETROIT


OWOLABI ABOYADE (WILL SEE)

HALIMA AFI CASSELS

MONA AGHABABAEI
MOREHSHIN ALLAHYARI
ANNA ANDEL
AVA ANSARI
MEHDI ANSARI
SALAR ANSARI
ONIX ASHANTI
NESA AZADIKHAH
NIYAZ AZADIKHAH
KAMAU BAAQI
BAHAR BEHBAHANI
MATTHEW DAHER
PIPER CARTER
DAWN CEBALLO
CHECKPOINT 303
SAMIRA HASHEMI
MARY HAZBOUN
STACEY HOTWAXX HALE
JOHN JAMMIN COLLINS
ARSHIA FATIMA HAQ
IAN FINK
SARMS JABRA
DONIA JARRAR (PHONODELICA)  
SACRAMENTO KNOXX
LEVON KAFAFIAN
MEIKO KRISHOK

LUFUKI & DEVINE PROVIDENCE
TAMMY LAKKIS

RAFAEL LEAFAR
IMANI MA’AT

JONAH MIXON-WEBSTER

YASMINE NASSER DIAZ
ZEINA OZEIR

LISI RASKIN
AJA SALAKASTAR DIER

MOHANAD A. SAMAMA
SHIVA SHAHMIR
SHIHUNOVA
AHYA SIMONE

HALEEM STRINGZ RASUL
ZACHARY SHIGETO SAGINAW SUPERCOOLWICKED
LETRECE ROBINSON
CRAIG L. WILKINS
BRIAN ZEGEER  

NOVA ZAII